Windows are one of the most crucial
parts of our homes, and rightfully so – they provide
various perks for us – natural
light, ventilation, protection from the weather, and the list goes on and on.
On the contrary, if they are old windows they can
also be one of the culprits in wasted energy costs.
Why let those old windows make you pay more for heating and cooling when replacement
windows can provide you with improved comfort and a spectacular
There are steps we can take as
homeowners to lower the impact that windows have on our
energy bills. And luckily, improvements in
window technology have left us higher efficiency windows
that help everyone out as well.
When the weather in Fargo gets
to its hottest and coldest points in the summer and winter, your
heating and cooling systems are running hard to keep
your home comfortable. If you still have old windows, it may
be time to think about replacement windows that can help protect
your comfort and reduce your monthly energy bills.
So what can you do?
- Look for replacement windows
that are ENERGY STAR®-certified
- Take advantage of curtains and
shades to help keep the heat out in the summer and keep the warmth in during
- If you have single-pane windows, buy replacement
windows that are double-pane or triple-pane to help shield
- Look up
information on Low Emissivity (Low E) coatings, as they help reflect
outside heat in the summer and keep heat in during the winter
While it might be an
investment to get replacement windows, the benefits
of upgrading to utilize energy-saving technology is
well worth it. Not only can it improve your home’s overall
energy efficiency, it increases comfort, a revitalized
style and better functionality for your home.
At Pella Windows and Doors, we have a variety
of replacement window options to meet the needs of
both your style and your budget. Drop by our showroom in Fargo,
call us at
701-281-1390 or set up an appointment with us
through our online
scheduler to get an up-close look
at all the replacement windows we offer.